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natsemi-diag - EEPROM setup and diagnostic program for ethernet cards based on the National Semiconductor DP83810 / 83815 chips.
netsemi-diag is a program that you can use to diagnose problems with ethernet cards based on the National Semiconductor DP83810 / 83815 chips.
These programs follow the usual GNU command line syntax, with long options starting with two dashes (`-'). A summary of options is included below. -h, --help Show summary of options. -V, --version Show version of program. -v, --verbose Verbose mode. -q, --quiet Be very unverbose. -a, --show_all_registers Print all registers. -# <cardnum> Use card number <cardnum>. -e, --show-eeprom Dump EEPROM contents to stdout. -E, --emergency-rewrite Re-write a corrupted EEPROM. -p, --port-base <port> Specify port to use. -A, --Advertise <mediaype> Advertise media type. Valid Options are: 10baseT, 100baseT4, 100baseTx, 100baseTx- FD, 100baseTx-HD, 10baseT-FD and 10baseHD. -F, --new-interface <interface> Interface number. Options that make sense are: 10baseT, 10base2, AUI, 100baseTx, 10baseT-FDX, 100baseTx-FDX, 100baseT4, 100baseFx, 100baseFx-FDX, MII and Autosense. -H, --new-hwaddress <address> Set card to a new hardware address. -m, --show-mii Dump MII management registers. -R, --reset Reset the transceiver. -T, --test Do register and SRAM test. -w, --write-EEPROM <values> Write to the EEPROMS with the specified values. Do not use this, if you do not know what you do! -f, --force-detection Try to identify the card, even if it is active. -t, --chip-type <card> Explicitly set the chip. To get all valid numbers, run natsemi-diag with the options '-t -1'.
netsemi-diag was written and is still maintained by Donald Becker <firstname.lastname@example.org>. This manual page was written by Alain Schroeder <email@example.com>, for the Debian GNU/Linux system (but may be used by others). February 18, 2002 NATSEMI-DIAG(8)